Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/suHyús

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This Proto-Indo-European entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Indo-European[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*sewH-

U-stem derivation from the root *sewH- ‎(to give birth), thus the original meaning being "birth, fruit of the body". Balto-Slavic, Indo-Iranian, Germanic and also Tocharian B reflect the -nu- derivation from the same root: *suHnús.

Noun[edit]

*suh₁yús or *suh₃yús m[1]

  1. Alternative form of *suHnús

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • ^ Wodtko, Dagmar S.; Irslinger, Britta; Schneider, Carolin (2008), “*suH-”, in Nomina im indogermanischen Lexikon [Nouns in the Indo-European Lexicon] (in German), Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, pages 686-690